Historical summer distribution of the endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis): a hypothesis based on environmental preferences of a congeneric species

@article{Monsarrat2015HistoricalSD,
  title={Historical summer distribution of the endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis): a hypothesis based on environmental preferences of a congeneric species},
  author={Sophie Monsarrat and Mar{\'i}a Grazia Pennino and Tim D. Smith and Randall R. Reeves and Christine N. Meynard and David Michael Kaplan and Ana Rodrigues},
  journal={Diversity and Distributions},
  year={2015},
  volume={21}
}
To obtain a plausible hypothesis for the historical distribution of North Atlantic right whales (NARWs) (Eubalaena glacialis) in their summer feeding grounds. Previously widespread in the North Atlantic, after centuries of hunting, these whales survive as a small population off eastern North America. Because their exploitation began before formal records started, information about their historical distribution is fragmentary. 

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